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Questions about the works of the English novelist, biographer and journalist Nancy Mitford (1904–1973) or her life as a writer.

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Meaning of B.A., S.A.. B.O. in "Love in a Cold Climate"

In Nancy Mitford's Love in a Cold Climate, Lady Montdore bemoans her daughter Polly's lack of interest in getting married, or even landing a boyfriend. She says to her friend Lady Patricia: "...